You might be surprised about Freud’s advice on how to “cure” a gay child

Freud’s stance may surprise you…

A 1935 letter from Sigmund Freud about how to “cure” a gay child may not be what you expect…

Some assume positions on controversial issues such as gay “cure” therapies evolve over time. This letter from Freud comes ahead of its time.

The famed father of psychoanalysis does contemplate that “conversion” therapy may be possible and that “curing” someone’s sexuality might work.

Continuing, he considers the case of whether he could make the child into a “normal heterosexual”, but instead of “treatment”, recommends “analysis”, to “bring him harmony, peace of mind”.

His eloquent response to the letter, which shows the curiosities of his genius, is multi-layered…

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2015/12/10/you-might-be-surprised-about-freuds-advice-on-how-to-cure-a-gay-child/

Joseph Patrick McCormick – Pink News

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